North Winton Village News
Welcome to our news page where we post current information about events that have happened in the North Winton Village area. If you haven't heard about meetings or activities the association has chances are the information will be here. North Winton Village Association represents merchants and residents of Winton Road North, Blossom Road, Browncroft Blvd., East Main Street, Atlantic Avenue, Merchants Road, and Humbolt St. on the east side of the City of Rochester New York.


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2012

Annual Holiday Open House in North Winton Village
December 6th 11am to 8pm

T
ake a walk and visit your neighborhood merchants who want to say "Thank You" to their loyal customers. There are a number of merchants in the neighborhood has grown the past couple years. Your heart will be warmed to meet the neighbors and share the cheer of this holiday season. Click here for a printable list of the participating Merchants.

2011

North Winton Village Festival of the Arts - October 1st 10am to 5pm - Vendor Registration
This is our Fifth Annual Arts Festival. Each year more people come enjoy art, music and food in North Winton Village. You'll be entertained by three stages of live music as you walk from Gazebo Park on Merchants Road to Linear Park between Main Street and Mayfield Street. Plan a fun Saturday visiting the Festival of the Arts this
map shows the layout of the fetival.
Directions to North Winton Village are available on the Drive N Winton Link at the top of this page.

Linear Park Expansion Ceremony July 1st, 2011 10am by the Linear Garden.
To recognize the addition of green space to Linear Park between East Main Street and Mayfield St. there will be a ceremony in Linear Park by the gardens at 10am. All are welcome to join us. Chase Manhattan has deeded this land over to the City of Rochester and the City has leased this green space to the North Winton Village Association who has been maintaining the property for the past several years.

North Winton Village Association 2011 Annual Flower Sale - Satuday, May 7th, 9am to 1pm
Flowers will be on sale at the corner of Humbolt &Winton Rd. Stop over, buy some flowers for spring plantings in your yard or to decorate your porch. Procedes help fund the beautification of North Winton Village Gardens. Sponsored by our neighborhood landscape specialists . . . Clover Nursery & Garden Center.

Support the North Winton Branch Library - Listed to be closed - Voice your support
The City of Rochester has placed the North Winton Road Branch Library on the list of services/facilities to close so that the city can balance its budget which is 50 million dollars in the Red (negative). The North Winton Village Community is encouraged to voice their support for the Winton Road Library Branch in three ways.
First Sign a petition of support at the Library, Balsam Bagels or Summit Federal Credit Union. The Petition can also be signed by clicking on this link.
Second Attend Save Our Winton Rd Library Committee organizing meeting at Winton Road Branch Library 5pm Tuesday April 26th. At this meeting we will be strategizing the next steps to support the library.
Third Write to the City Councilmembers and Library
Director to voice your concerns. Here are their addresses.
Information about the City Budget Gap is listed here.
The Library is an integral part of the North Winton Community that provides residents of all ages the opportunity to expand their knowledge through the resources it offers. If this is one reason you chose to live in the North Winton Village area please show your support.

NWV 2011 Annual Meeting 7:00 pm Thursday, April 28th at Neighborhood Safety Center
The North Winton Village Association will hold its annual meeting 7pm Thursday, April 28th at Neighborhood Safety Center 1933 East Main St. This meeting is for Board members and dues paying members only due to space restrictions. Also hear updates on completed projects, learn about projects in progress and voice concerns.

Rochester, NY Mayoral Special Election March 29th 2011 - Candidates running for office are Bill Richards (D), Former Mayor Bill Johnson (I), Alex White (Green Party). Polling sites open 6am - 9pm. You can check online to see if you are registered to vote Monroe County Board of Elections page click here.
This link has more details about the special election.

Rochester City Police Chief visits North Winton VillageFebruary 23rd 2011
C
hief on the Road
Rochester City Police Chief James Sheppard visited North Winton Village
Wednesday February 23rd to talk to the neighborhood about crime prevention and the resources that Rochester City Police have set up to address crime in our area. The meeting held at Browncroft Baptist Church was attended 75 area residents, including Councilwoman Elaine Spaul, Carrie Andrews 21st district county legislator. Sheppard spent an hour talking with North Winton Village residents about their concerns. Click to read more...

2010

Get Out To Vote - November 2nd 2010 - Find out who are your candidates running for office.
Click here to get links to the candidates running for office in North Winton Village
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Linear Park Expansion Ceremony Postponed to later date in 2011.
To recognize the addition of green space to Linear Park between East Main Street and Mayfield St. there will be a ceremony in Linear Park is postponed to a TBD date in 2011. All are welcome to join us. Chase Manhattan has deeded this land over to the City of Rochester and the City has leased this green space to the North Winton Village Association who has been maintaining the property for the past several years.

Festival of the Arts in North Winton Village September 25th 10am to 6pm
Come enjoy art, music and food in North Winton Village. You'll be entertained by three stages of live music as you walk from Gazebo Park on Merchants Road to Linear Park between Main Street and Mayfield Street. Plan a fun Saturday visiting the Festival of the Arts this map shows the layout of the fetival. Directions to North Winton Village are available on the Drive N Winton Link at the top of this page.

NWV 2010 Annual Meeting 6:30 pm Thursday
, April 19th at Browncroft Baptist Church

The North Winton Village Association will hold its annual meeting 6:30pm Thursday, April 19th at Browncroft Baptist Church 420 N. Winton Rd. All are welcomed. Mayor Robert Duffy will be a guest speaker. Also hear updates on completed projects and learn about projects in progress that are bringing new neighbors and business into our area.

Winton & Mayfield Street parking survey results
A
Planning Committee was organized to address parking in this area. The addition of new eateries, Wintonaire and Bay Goodman Pizza and the rennovation of Winfield Grill more people are visiting and parking in the Winton and Mayfield neighborhood. Way to go. However the expansion of parking hasn't happened so this committe is finding the best solution for more parking that enhances the neigborhood. Click here to see survey results and get further updates. Meanwhile for those who are visiting theses eateries we will soon have a map that identifies parking in the area.

2009

NWV 8th Annual Holiday Open House - Thursday, December 10th, 5pm to 8pm
Take a walk and visit your neighborhood merchants who are sharing the holiday cheer with residents of NWV. There are a number of new merchants in the neighborhood. Your heart will be warmed to meet the neighbors and share the cheer of this holiday season.

NWV Summer News - find out what is happening in NWV this summer!
Thank you UR Freshman class for helping beautify our neighborhood. Fifty freshmen from University of Rochester who were participating in the freshman class orientation to Rochester helped weed gardens and paint street posts throughout the North Winton Village area. Numerous street sign posts along North Winton Road are green and the Atlantic Avenue gardens along the rail yard are weeded. Linear Park is all cleaned up as well. Click here to see photos of the freshmen at work.

The Planning Committee for the 3rd Annual North Winton Village Festival of the Arts is well under way. Anyone wishing to help please connect the web-site. We need volunteers the day of the event. More information to came on the web-site about the 3rd Annual North Winton Village Festival of the Arts, Saturday, September 26, 2009, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Main Street Revitalazation Grant has its first submission to the State of New York. The grant is a two year grant from the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal Office of Community Renewal:$200,000 Streetscape Matching Funds for Façade, Building Renovation and Streetscape Funds. The Target area is East Main Street from Hall Street to Jersey Street, the City of Rochester, which is in Sector 8.

Our Linear Park is looking beautiful!
Thanks to our neighborhood volunteers and the City of Rochester, the United Way
and The Petco Foundation. Stop at the Park and enjoy the beautiful flowers and the path for walking and bike running. The park has became a wonderful stop for our dog friends in the neighborhood. We all enjoy the green space and they do too!!!

The Center for Youth Learn to Earn Project is giving the North Winton two youths to help in the neighborhood for the summer of 2009. They will be wearing idenification badges. You will see the youth cleaningsweeping, watering our pots, and maintaining a clean neigborhood.

We have obtained a $2,000 grant from The Rochester Area Community Foundation. The grant will pay for signage at our gardens and painting of the tranformers boxes in the neighborhood. Artists will be painting our tranformers boxes to beautify the neighborhood.

Sadly, we have lost our funding for our Safety Center at 1933 East Main Street. We are working with Neighbors Building Neighborhoods and the City of Rochester to submit and obtain funding from grants from other organizations. Anyone who would like to donate to fund the Safety Center, please connect the web-site.

Please help with the flower pots in the neighborhood. You can help by watering the pots near your home.

NWV 2009 Annual Meeting 7:00 pm Thursday, April 30th at Browncroft Baptist Church
The North Winton Village Association will hold its annual meeting 7:00pm April 30 at Browncroft Baptist Church 420 N. Winton Rd. All are welcomed. Hear updates on completed projects and learn about projects in progress that are bringing new neighbors and business into our area.

New Eastside RPD Commander -Thursday, January 1st
RPD assigned a new commander to the eastside division, Jeffrey C. Clark. We appreciate the dedication of all our officers have to safeguarding our community. Take a moment to read the letter of introduction and invitation to eastside residents to participate in the monthly PCIC meetings. Take the opportunity to meet and welcome the new eastside commnander at one of the PCIC meetings.

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